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Redmond again breaks cold record; slick streets, crashes linger

Redmond registered a record-low temperature for a second straight day Saturday as holiday-weekend travelers and shoppers again encountered snowy, icy streets that caused some slide-offs, rollovers and crashes.

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Oregon Supreme Court upholds Guzek death penalty

Nearly 30 years after the brutal 1987 slaying of a Terrebonne couple – and after court costs topping $3 million – the Oregon Supreme Court on Friday rejected convicted killer Randy Lee Guzek’s appeal of his fourth death sentence, affirming that penalty for the first time and refusing to remand the case for a fifth sentencing trial in Bend.

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Shot fired, man wounded during SE Bend traffic stop

Bend police are investigating an incident in which one of two men in a car pulled over for a traffic violation Friday night was shot and wounded inside the car.

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Fire destroys RV at NE Prineville trailer park

Fire destroyed a 30-foot travel trailer Friday afternoon at a northeast Prineville trailer park, Crook County fire officials said.

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BLM to begin winter prescribed burning across C.O.

With snow in Central Oregon, fuels specialists with the Bureau of Land Management Prineville District will be beginning their winter prescribed burning program on Monday.

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Holiday kitchen fire heavily damages NE Bend home

A Thanksgiving night kitchen fire extensively damaged a northeast Bend home and brought the American Red Cross to help four roommates find shelter for the evening, fire officials said.

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After big C.O. snowfall, icy roads remain

The first big snowfall of the season caused chaos on Central Oregon's roads on Tuesday -- and the driving challenges are far from over.

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Deschutes County SO offers winter driving tips

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office offered some winter driving safety tips Wednesday in the wake of a storm that dropped more than a foot of snow in many locations.

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Power back on in Madras after late-night outage

A power outage hit more than 1,300 Pacific Power customers in Madras for over two hours late Thanksgiving Eve.

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Bend's 'I like Pie' runners also liked the snow, too

This Thanksgiving, many Central Oregonians ate pie for breakfast, but not until they completed a 2-K run. Thursday was FootZone's ninth annual "I Like Pie" run at snowy Drake Park in Bend.


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